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pa120.3 or black ice gtx 360?

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which of these radiators would be best for cpu+gpu loop.

thermochill pa120.3, or black ice gtx 360?

i'd prefer low cfm fans cause i want the sound ranging from silent to acceptable.... i'd say around 30db max?
Edited by nafljhy - 6/11/08 at 12:47am
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Well I'd say Black Ice GTX 360, since they outperform the PA 120.3 @ higher CFM. With the 100+ cfm fans you can get for cheap (i.e. KAZE fans), I say BIX 360 is much better choice
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30db is NOT silent.
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haha.. 30db... is acceptable... how's that? well if i recall correctly it is... but i haven't been near my comp for a good.... 2 months now.. so i can't say.. ><

edit: @betrivent: thank you for telling me its not silent but could you also respond to the thread itself too since you're here anyway?
Edited by nafljhy - 6/10/08 at 11:04pm
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post #5 of 8
if i were you id look into the Scyte Ultra Kaze 2000's. a little under 33db, but put out a massive 88CFM. Would work best with the GTX.
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Running 141 CFM Delta's on both my BIX rads. with great results.

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On a fan controller or do you wear ear buds?
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The 360 GTX pulls ahead of a PA.3 with 47+ cfm fans....360 GTX Beats PA.3 Using 47cfm YL Fans

Martin just did this testing with a 480 GTX....Martins HWlabs 480GTX Thermals

I'd use a decent 120x38mm fan on any rad, the higher pressure they have will scavenge air through your rad better....These are decent medium cfm and would work well..86cfm Pana.These are what I use..115 Pana-S/W.

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